Saturday, 1 June 2013

War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast Causes Panic

On Sunday, October 30, 1938, millions of radio listeners were shocked when radio news alerts announced the arrival of Martians. They panicked when they learned of the Martians' ferocious and seemingly unstoppable attack on Earth. Many ran out of their homes screaming while others packed up their cars and fled.
Though what the radio listeners heard was a portion of Orson Welles' adaptation of H.G.Welles War Of The Worlds

many of the listeners believed what they heard on the radio was real......


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